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THE PROMISE TO ABRAHAM FULFILLED IN CHRIST

St. Ireaneus, Against Heresies, Book 4, Chapters 7, 10, 11, 23 Therefore Abraham also, knowing the Father through the Word, who made heaven and earth, confessed Him to be God; and having learned, by an announcement [made to him], that the Son of God would be a man among men, by whose advent his seed should be as the stars ... Read More »

SAINT GEORGE KARSLIDIS – ON FORTY LITURGIES

By Monk Moses the Athonite *1. When he would Liturgize he would become another man. Those attending church would hear various sounds from the Holy Altar from his heavenly visitors. They would kneel and chant “Lord have mercy”. *2. One day the Saint said to his chanter: “I had so many saints today that I didn’t have enough room to ... Read More »

THE LAW OF LOVE: MEDITATIONS ON THE ROYAL BANQUET – LUKE 14:16-24

Why do people cut, leave, or distance themselves away from the Church and from God? What is the logic behind this? Is it because they have found something more beautiful than God’s love, something more spiritual or holy? Or is it the fact that they allow the passions and sins of others within the Church to blur their view of ... Read More »

5th Sunday of Luke; Lk 16:19-31 The Rich Man and Lazarus

Christs’ account of the parable of the rich man and Lazarus should raise questions in each one of us regarding our attitude to our current way of life, and what we must do to acquire eternal life after death. A basic teaching in this parable is the fact that life after death is an “echo” of the current one, which ... Read More »